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Order Thanksgiving dinner, because not everything in 2020 needs to suck

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, albeit this season feels a lot different than years past. If you have a family larger than 10, you’ll have to brave the cold weather forecast starting this week and have your meal al fresco. If you’re gathering is larger than 25, you’ll be forced to postpone, divide or […]

Introducing our brand new food station – DIY Burrata

If there is one thing we love, it’s creating food stations with that unforgettable wow-factor. Our mission is to have you licking your lips in reminiscence for years to come. To that end, the creative process sometimes means obsessing over the details and overindulging on the practice runs. Hey, what’s a few extra pounds gained […]

Recipe: Valentine’s Day Salmon

In my opinion there is nothing more romantic than a quiet evening at home with that special someone you love and an incredible dinner. The reality is, not everyone perceives themselves to be a decent cook. So, for countless couples Valentine’s day is a holiday best enjoyed at a restaurant or with the help of […]

Argonaut Rowing Club

A perfect lakeside setting makes for an unforgettable Henley Room wedding

There’s something so inspiring about a wedding with a magical location, a wonderful guest list of family and friends and an absolutely delicious menu. It’s what makes an event extraordinary and what reminds our entire team here at Kiss the Cook Catering why we love doing what we do. That was the case for this […]

Jeff and Giulia’s Jam Factory wedding: A tasty affair that hit all the right notes

When bride-and-groom-to-be Giulia and Jeff were planning their dream wedding, the first thought on their minds (after what delicious meal they’d be serving!) was the venue. The couple knew they wanted to tie the knot in Toronto. Would they choose a traditional banquet hall setting? Perhaps one of the city’s beautiful parks followed by an […]

The Burroughes mashes history and Queen West hip in a well-curated exhibition space

For decades, middle-class Toronto families made the trip to 641 Queen Street West (an address since changed to 639) to purchase everything from chesterfields and dining room tables, to carpets and stoves. The F.C. Burroughes Furniture Company stocked homes with the latest and greatest in essential household items of the day after building its seven-storey […]

Roll This Way serves up fun, fresh sushi with a side of unforgettable experience

By about the fifth glass of sake, John Hoffmann knew he was on to something. Indeed, it was on that life-changing night back in 2011, that the executive chef and owner of Toronto’s Roll This Way Sushi had a rice wine-inspired Eureka moment. At that point Hoffmann was an aspiring musician working hard to make […]

Heintzman House exterior

After nearly 200 years, Heintzman House offers a historic setting for your next event

If you’ve ever wanted to enjoy the lavish splendour of a 19th century mansion without the cost of purchasing just such an ultra-expensive property, you’re in luck. Heintzman House, one of Markham, Ontario’s oldest buildings, just might be available to book the event of your dreams. And yes, music aficionados, you can also indulge your […]

Leftover food

Liftovers cuts waste and helps feed thousands of Torontonians in need

Think about the last event you attended. Whether a catered corporate luncheon, a wedding or a family barbecue, odds are there were probably a huge table of leftovers and food waste once the festivities ended. Canadians love their food. Unfortunately, we also waste a lot of it. According to the City of Toronto, more than “$31 […]

The Markham Museum: 19th century country charm in the heart of the GTA

As the Greater Toronto Area and its satellite cities have continued to expand, everyone from brides and grooms to the region’s top event planners are finding they have an embarrassment of riches at their fingertips. Specifically, we seem to have new, ever-more impressive event venues popping up virtually by the week—some traditional banquet-style halls, others […]